Aug. 22, 2006
Terri, Judy, Lu, Ralph, Mike (Chair)
- (Judy) Sept. 11 events: Sis and Jerry
Levin to speak. The
Fellowship is available for 9/11 for the Levins to speak. Vigil from 5-6 pm at Toomer’s
Corner. (Judy will contact Frank
DeGraffenreid to inform the police of the event.) Potluck at 6:30. After dinner talk
at 7:30. Nothing is lined up
for campus activity. The AUUF
is contributing to their honorarium.
Communications and journalism professors are wanted for time with Jerry. Education professors may be
interested in Sis. They would
be available from 8 am on 9/11.
The high schools may be a good forum for the Levins. Emma is to make a flier for the
Levins. This can’t happen
until we have times that they will speak. Judy will give info to Emma. Emma will design a flier. (We can
print 50 now with the information we have currently to distribute at
Sundilla this Friday. Ralph will bring fliers there.) Mike will have them printed. Ralph, Terri and Lu will help to distribute. Articles should go out to the
Plainsman and the OA News.
Ralph will contact “Wildman Steve” for possible radio time. Judy will contact Bob Sanders. Lu will bring the signs to the
vigil. Hopefully we will have
a brochure ready by then.
- (Judy) Sept. 21, International
Peace Day. A supper at 5:30
at the AUUF and a film afterwards (“Why We Fight” at 6:30) for 90 minutes
then a vigil at Toomers (8-9 pm).
Fliers would be good to hand out at the farmer’s market. Judy proposed showing a film
afterward. Mike will try to get the film thru
Netflix. Lu will find out if the AUUF is
available. Mike will find info on purchasing
the DVD. Ralph will make
- (Judy) Friends Committee on
National Legislation info ---Might we aim to go to Rogers' office on the
12th, taking Levins to speak with Mr. Rogers in solidarity with the Call
for Freedom sponsored by the FCNL.
will get in touch with Cheryl to see about getting to speak with Mike
- We have $532.16 in the
bank. We have a $300
obligation to the Levins. We
have a $400 or so obligation for the bumperstickers. We have a $50 donation.
- (Lu) Do we want to change the PO Box name to
- (Lu) Do we want to change the checking account
name to APJ? Yes. We will keep the current checks with
the old name until they run out.
- We will give $20 to the
AUUF. Terri will send a thank you note to
them for the use of their facilities.
- Thank you Jim Gravois for the
donation toward the bumberstickers.
- (Lu) Connie Salts, the AUUF
president, asked what we wanted to do with the stack of rally/peace signs
in the Busch house basement. She said we are welcomed to store them there,
as long as they would be used and not forgotten about. We will get rid of the outdated
- Farmer’s market update. Terri and Lu will sit at the market on Aug.
31. Ralph will also help to
sit at the market in the future.
Inventory, funds. Mike will reserve a table.
- Website. This needs to get up and running,
especially since the bumperstickers are out. Mike, Emma and Rob will hopefully be able to help
maintain the website.
- Update on "Living the
Dream: A March to Redeem the Soul of America". (Judy) We have a campsite in Selma for Nov. 11 for nonviolence
orientation. Judy has
information regarding this extension of the Selma to Montgomery
march. The march will pass
through Tuskeegee. The
committee is looking for help with food, hospitality, publicity,
transportation, etc. for Nov. 16 around the Opelika area. Next steering committee meeting is
Sept 12. Anyone with a van
available would be greatly appreciated.
- Announcment: A “Creating a Culture of Peace”
workshop is scheduled for Oct 5-8 at Camp McDowell in Jasper, AL. Registration is $50, and food and
lodging is $139, for a total of $189. The Fellowship of Reconciliation is sponsoring this
- Next meeting is Sept 5.